Intel Core i3-4130 vs Intel Core i5-6600K

Intel Core i3-4130
Intel Socket 1150DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 2 / Sep 2013
Intel Core i3-4130

Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6600K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    181%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    144%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    218%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-4130

41 watts lower power draw.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6600K

Much higher single threaded performance (around 44% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 118% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Around 81% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i5-6600K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-6600K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i5-6600K

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-6600K

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Features

Intel Core i3-4130Intel Core i5-6600K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
Hyper-Threading
AES-NI
TSX
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Core i3-4130Intel Core i5-6600K
ArchitectureIntel_HaswellvsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR4
CodenameHaswellvsSkylake
Release DateSep 2013vsJul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i3-4130Intel Core i5-6600K
Cores2vs4
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel HD 4400vsHD Graphics 530

Cache

Intel Core i3-4130Intel Core i5-6600K
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache3072 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i3-4130Intel Core i5-6600K
SocketIntel Socket 1150vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackageFC-LGA12CvsFC-LGA12C
Die Size177 mm²vs0 mm²
Process22 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i3-4130Intel Core i5-6600K
Cpu Frequency3400 MHzvs3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speednonevs3900 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP54 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    3808 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4485 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    9139 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    16100 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    6241
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    13321

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    3188
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4677

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    6742
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    15019

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    2955
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4217

points - higher is better